Tag Archives: General Services Administration

Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Plan Includes Over $10B in Funds for Federal IT Modernization, Cybersecurity Efforts

Cybersecurity

President-elect Joe Biden has proposed a potential $1.9T COVID-19 pandemic relief package that urges Congress to approve more than $10B in funds to support the modernization and improve the cybersecurity of federal information technology systems and networks, The Hill reported Thursday.

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NCI Secures $807M Task Order to Support GSA Digital Transformation; Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI

NCI Information Systems has won a prime $807 million task order, the largest in the company’s history, to support the General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Digital Infrastructure Technologies (IDT) as a strategic partner to help transform GSA IT capabilities, drive digital modernization, provide a more flexible service delivery model and deliver continuous business value for agency customers. 

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GSA to Remove Non-Defense Innovation Unit-Approved Drones From Multiple Award Schedules

Drone

The General Services Administration will remove from Multiple Award Schedules contracts unmanned aircraft systems and other drones to address potential security risks associated with the use of such devices. The decision does not cover drones approved by the Defense Innovation Unit under the Blue sUAS program, which seeks to provide the Department of Defense and federal agencies with trusted and secure small drones.

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Altamira to Serve as Team Lead on GSA’s $997M MEGASTAR BPA; Blaine Worthington Quoted

Blaine Worthington COO Altamira

Altamira Technologies will serve as the new team lead on its existing contractor teaming arrangement for the General Services Administration's potential five-year, $997 million MEGASTAR blanket purchase agreement. “We are excited to take on this Team Lead role on MEGASTAR which provides us with greater opportunities to support NASIC’s critical mission,” said Blaine Worthington, chief operating officer of Altamira.

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LMI to Help Build GSA’s Online Portal for Federal Building Mgmt Tools; Josh Wilson Quoted

Josh Wilson SVP LMI

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2020 — An LMI-Tiber Creek Consulting partnership will create an online one-stop shop for building management, lease and maintenance applications under a five-year, $20M General Services Administration contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4.

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NTT Data Receives GSA OASIS Pool 1 Award; Tim Conway Quoted

Tim Conway Public Sector President NTT Data Services

NTT Data Services is eligible to pursue information technology support contracts under Pool 1 of the General Services Administration's One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services procurement vehicle. Tim Conway, president of NTT Data's public sector group and a previous Wash100 Award recipient, said the OASIS Pool 1 award will allow the company to offer critical mission support for integrated professional services.

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Executive Order Sets Nine Principles for Federal Adoption of AI

Artificial intelligence

President Donald Trump signed Thursday an executive order to guide agencies on the adoption of artificial intelligence to facilitate the delivery of services to U.S. citizens and promote public trust in AI. The executive order establishes nine common principles for the design, development, use and acquisition of AI: lawful; accurate, reliable and effective; purposeful and performance-driven; accountable; transparent; regularly monitored; responsible and traceable; understandable; safe, secure and resilient.

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DISA Seeks Potential FAMIS-WCF Financial System Sustainment, Enhancement Support Sources

DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency has started to seek information on potential vendors that could help enhance and provide sustainment support for DISA’s Financial Accounting Management Information System for the Working Capital Funds platform.

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